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Oct 1st, 2022
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Mike Burkett is seeking his fourth term as Mayor of Severn Township. Contributed photo From OrilliaMatters, September 13, 2022 Editor’s note: OrilliaMatters has asked council candidates in neighbouring Oro-Medonte, Ramara and Severn townships to provide a synopsis of why they are running in the...
Oct 1st, 2022
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Geraldine Taylor-Cook is running to be a councillor in Ward 2 in Severn Township. | Supplied Photo From OrilliaMatters, September 11, 2022 Editor’s note: OrilliaMatters has asked council candidates in neighbouring Oro-Medonte, Ramara and Severn townships to provide a synopsis of why they are ru...
Sep 17th, 2022
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From the Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition By Margaret Prophet,Executive Director Our free lunch ‘n learn webinars for municipal candidates are beginning next week.  They feature topics that candidates told us were important to them: housing policy, supporting local food systems and protecting ...
Sep 8th, 2022
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Judith Cox is seeking to become deputy mayor of Severn Township. | Supplied Photo From OrilliaMatters, Sep 6, 2022 OrilliaMatters Staff Editor’s note: OrilliaMatters has asked council candidates in neighbouring Oro-Medonte, Ramara and Severn townships to provide a synopsis of why they are runni...
Sep 8th, 2022
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Bob Bowles has been studying the tributaries in the Inch Farm area and documenting what he has discovered. Above are two creek chub and one brook stickleback from the south tributary from Aug. 19. | Supplied Photo From OrilliaMatters, September 3, 2022 By Bob Bowles The following is a guest column by...
Aug 31st, 2022
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Michael Hansen is seeking the Ward 4 council seat in Severn Township. | Supplied photo From OrilliaMatters, Aug 27, 2022 Editor’s note: OrilliaMatters has asked council candidates in neighbouring Oro-Medonte, Ramara and Severn townships to provide a synopsis of why they are running in the Oct. ...
Aug 28th, 2022
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From Simcoe.com, August 10, 2022 Barrie Advance Municipal council and school board elections will take place on Monday, October 24, 2022. The nomination period to be a council or school trustee candidate began May 1 and the deadline to file a nomination is Friday, August 19 at 2 p.m. The new term of ...
Aug 16th, 2022
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Members of the Chigamik Hand Drum Circle at the UNESCO Geopark meeting, in front of panelists Tony Pigott, Jack Contin, Nick Eyles and Kirsten Kennedy. – AWARE Simcoe photo UNESCO designation may be a slam dunk, but controversial developments won’t be affected By Kate Harries AWARE News Network...
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Aug 6th, 2022
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A satellite view of Lake Simcoe. Photo courtesy the Province of Ontario From the Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition By Claire Malcolmson, Executive Director We would like to start off by orienting  you to what threatens Lake Simcoe’s health, what we’re doing about it, and what you can do to help. We are a ...
Jul 28th, 2022
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Elmvale Flow From the Tiny Cottager, July 28, 2022 The Federation of Tiny Township Shoreline Associations (FoTTSA) has negotiated a settlement of FoTTSA’s appeal of the 2021 Permit to Take Water issued by the Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks (MECP) to the owners of the Teedon Pit, ...